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Digging Deeply Into Data for the Causes of Disease
Network of proteins that interact with huntingtin. Credit: Credit: Cendrine Tourette, Buck Institute for Research on Aging.Hunting for the cause of a disease can be like tracing a river back to its many sources. Here are a few examples of how scientists are using bioinformatics to learn more about the development of diseases. Read the article.

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